Madhu C. Dutta-Koehler

Adjunct Professor, Urban Design

B.Arch., Manipal Institute of Technology, India; M.Arch., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D. candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ms. Dutta-Koehler has over 14 years of experience as an educator and practitioner in the field of urban planning and architecture. Her research focuses on the transformative aspects of rapid growth in the urban environment, and how these drastic changes testify to the power and centrality of a rampant urbanization fuelled by the rapidly evolving global economy.

As an architect and urban planner at the Housing Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) in India, she worked on numerous award-winning projects including the “Reconstruction Program for Rehabilitation of Earthquake Victims in Latur, India,” which received the World Habitat Award and the Indian Institute of Architects’ JIIA award. She has also worked as an architectural designer in San Antonio, Texas, and currently maintains her own international practice. Apart from her professional work, she has also held academic appointments at the University of Texas at San Antonio and the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Registered architect (Indian Council of Architecture)
  • Associate Member. AIA
  • Nominated Member, SIGraDI Scientific Review Committee (Sociedad Iberoamericana de Gráfica Digital)
  • Member, Boston Society of Architects